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1 Title:   Civil War home front letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1864 July 15  
This collection contains one letter from C.C.B of Augusta to her sister Evie with news of relatives, unreliable mail service, refugees and advice to Mrs. Brown "to move all her provisions and valuables up to Gainesville" suggesting that "There is less danger of molestation from the enemy or our own soldiers in a town than in the country."
  Identifier:   ms4553  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Margaret Bass letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bass, Margaret, 1827-1890  
  Dates:   1863 October 3  
Consists of one letter written by Mrs. Margaret Bass, a hotel keeper at Perry House in Columbus, Georgia, to a Mrs. Semmes. The letter was written during the Chattanooga Campaign in the Civil War, which was a series of battles that took place from September through November 1863. Mrs. Bass writes that wounded were brought to town from Tennessee and that horses were taken from the local citizens for General Bragg's soldiers.
  Identifier:   ms4177  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Sarah Hunt letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hunt, Sarah  
  Dates:   1862 February 14  
A letter from Sarah Hunt, addressed to "my dear son" and dated "Riedmont, Feb. 14, 1862." The letter states that Sarah Hunt sent $65, which is all the money she could raise. She hopes that this will pay his and William's board bill and bring them home, and says that "this war is a terrible affair on mothers." She also suggests selling their "notes" in Richmond because "... the Brokers in Richmond are paying a premium for New York funds..."
  Identifier:   ms877  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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